Historic Markers Across Georgia



30th Infantry Division Memorial



Marker ID:  
Location: on the Walk of Honor, just to the south of the National Infantry Museum parade ground, Fort Benning, GA
County: Muscogee
Coordinates: N 32° 23.113    W 084° 57.229
  32.38521666    -84.95381666
Style: Carved Stone **
Waymark: None
 



Text:

30th Infantry Division “Old Hickory”




Front

In honor and memory of all
those who have defended freedom
wearing Old Hickory since 1917

Workhorse of the Western Front

World War I
Somme Offensive
Ypres-Lys
Flanders 1918

World War II
Normandy
Northern France
Rhineland
Ardennes-Alsace
Central Europe


"..30th was the outstanding
infantry division in the ETO."
Col. Sla Marshall
16 March 1946


Reverse

Operation Iraqi Freedom
Transition of Iraq - 2004
Iraqi Governance - 2005
National Resolution - 2005
Iraqi Sovereignty - 2009


"You have brought a measure of
stability to a people plagued by
conflict, and have made your
nation proud."
Gen Raymond T. Odierno
29 January 2010




Erected 2013 - 30th Infantry Division Association.



 
Notes:

on the Walk of Honor

 

106-A128